Senior Mind Body Scientist, Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Dr. Gloria Park is a dedicated practitioner of sport, performance, and positive psychology. Her childhood spent as competitive figure skater catalyzed her passion for helping others to strive for fulfillment and well-being. She founded Perform Positive, and works to expand the fields of performance and positive psychology through collaboration, continuing education opportunities, consulting services to individuals and organizations, and community workshops and programs.
Dr. Park is also the Senior Mind Body Scientist with the Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, where she translates research in the domains of Human Performance Optimization (HPO) for service members and their families across all military branches. Prior to this role, she provided resilience and performance enhancement training for soldiers, DA civilians, and family members for 7 years, first with the University of Pennsylvania, and most recently with the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF2) program.
Dr. Park received her Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, where she has been part of the instructional staff for 10 years, and a Doctorate in Kinesiology/Psychology of Human Movement from Temple University. She is a proud Army spouse and a dedicated mom.